Upstate Medical University

Focused on diseases of the developing world.

Utilizing scholarship, leadership, exploration, and advocacy to advance global wellness.

Focused on diseases of the developing world.

Utilizing scholarship, leadership, exploration, and advocacy to advance global wellness.

Welcome!

The SUNY Upstate Institute for Global Health and Translational Science (IGHTS) is a platform for
cross-functional approaches to solving complex global health problems. We are committed to excellence in developing medical countermeasures and actionable knowledge products. We value opportunities to demonstrate our expertise in basic, translational and clinical research, including human challenge studies and regulatory sponsorship; highly skilled research support personnel; access to domestic and international partners and sites; in-depth training and experiential learning opportunities.

IGHTS succeeds through collaboration. We are always eager to develop new partnerships!

  • Events

    ASTMH Trop Med Conference
    November 20-24, 2019
    National Harbor, MD DETAILS »

  • Support The Institute

    Our faculty and students are working hard to find solutions to many global health problems. Your gift can finance a student's trip abroad to gain hands-on experience in the field, or a faculty member's cutting edge research for a vaccine. Any amount can help, so please consider a gift.
    Search Global Health to help support our Institute. DETAILS »

  • News

    Upstate Medical University one of four sites worldwide to enroll young children in Pfizer covid vaccine trial DETAILS »

    Upstate researcher lands five-year NIH grant for $2.2 million to study chaperone proteins linked to cancer DETAILS »